RandomMusings

RandomMusings

A place to organize my thoughts and write something interesting.


Epicurean Paradox

20 Apr 2021 2 minute read 10 comments RandomMusings

I recently read about the Epicurean paradox. It is a philosophical argument asking the question ‘If there is a God, why does evil exist?’. It claims that an omnipotent, omniscient, and caring God cannot create a universe with evil in it. In other wor...

We shall meet again

11 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RandomMusings

We shall meet again, in Petersburg, as though we had buried the sun there, and then we shall pronounce for the first time the blessed word with no meaning. In the Soviet night, in the velvet dark, in the black velvet Void, the loved eyes of the bless...

The Burning of Books

25 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RandomMusings

When the Regime commanded the unlawful books to be burned, teams of dull oxen hauled huge cartloads to the bonfires.   Then a banished writer, one of the best, scanning the list of excommunicated texts, became enraged: he'd been excluded!   He rushed...

A walk in the woods

18 Jun 2020 2 minute read 2 comments RandomMusings

"I know it sounds silly, but you have to trust me," Billy says, his voice quivering. We're sitting in his room, and his hands tremble as he narrates the story. "That's ridiculous. How do you even come up with something like that", I say astounded at...